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The stockholm octavo [electronic resource] : A Novel. Karen Engelmann.

Engelmann, Karen. (Author). Vance, Simon. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781483061641 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2013.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Simon Vance.
Summary, etc.: For fans of Patrick Suskind's classic Perfume comes a dazzling debut set during Stockholm's opulent golden age and brilliantly interweaving history, romance, and intrigue—a story in which one man's fortune holds the key to a nation's precarious fate.Life is close to perfect for Emil Larsson, a self-satisfied bureaucrat in the Office of Customs and Excise in 1791 Stockholm. He is a true man of the town—a drinker, card player, and contented bachelor—until one evening when Mrs. Sofia Sparrow, a fortune-teller and proprietress of an exclusive gaming parlor, shares with him a vision she has had: a golden path that will lead him to love and connection. She lays an octavo for him, a spread of eight cards that augur the eight individuals who can help him realize this vision—if he can find them.Emil begins his search, intrigued by the puzzle of his octavo and the good fortune Mrs. Sparrow's vision portends. But when Mrs. Sparrow wins a mysterious folding...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 354274 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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